In his junior year at UH Hilo, Raiatea Arcuri is producing award winning photos while studying business.
The Tea Ceremony or Chado was hosted by a class studying East Asian history, culture, and civilization including East Asian Zen Buddhism and the development of tea culture and tea ceremony.
A Pop Up for Hunger Tasting Event featured the new Teapresso Bar concession, where the campus community learned more about UH Hilo’s Pop Up for Hunger program and the upcoming HALE PA’I ‘AI food pantry program to combat food insecurities at UH Hilo.
The Hinamatsuri program was organized by the UH Hilo Japanese Student Association and the Japanese Studies Program with advisor Masafumi Honda, associate professor and coordinator of Japanese studies. Photos by Raiatea Arcuri. This year, Girl‘s Day at the University of Hawai‘i at
The changes to the constitution include amendments aimed to build better representation for the student body in light of some of the changes at UH Hilo such as the addition of a new college.
The students are using data from the natural sciences to create interactive and immersive data visualizations to promote public awareness of environmental issues facing Hawaiian ecosystems.
The festival featured lanterns, handicrafts, zodiac sign bookmarks, paper crafts giveaways (cute pigs in celebration of the Year of the Pig!), calligraphy demonstrations, posters, lion head, martial arts performance, taiji boxing, folk dance and more for the university community to enjoy.
The inaugural event was planned by women students in the sciences, and the discussions were led by accomplished women scientists, administrators and staff who know a thing or two about the challenges women face in advancing their STEM careers.
The Islands of Opportunity Alliance is a network of higher education institutions from Hawai‘i and 10 Pacific Island nations with a mission to expand access to careers in STEM fields for underrepresented populations.
Student leaders watched opening ceremonies of the 2019 Hawai‘i State Legislature and met with members of the Hawai‘i Island Delegation to discuss topical issues on Wednesday. They are spending three days at the capitol as ambassadors of UH Hilo.